(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Protecting our climate will protect health, and implementing evidence-based policies that consider action to meet targets on global warming, the economy, taxes and health together should be a priority for Canada’s government, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
There are fewer than 2000 cotton-top tamarins left in the wild, making them critically endangered. They’ve lost 95% of their rainforest home due to deforestation, but locals are working to save the species.Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet…
(Do the words “existential threat” mean anything to you? I have been inspired by the 16-year-old Swede, Greta Thunberg; it’s time to get up, get out and shout about something other than College Football Playoff rankings.) Qatar is hot, baby….
London School Transforms Poor Performance by Giving Every Student a Violin—Thanks to Andrew Lloyd Webber
The inner city Frederick Bremer School in London has gone from worst to first after giving violins and flutes to every student, Thanks to Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Low- and middle-income countries in remote locations with little access to care can create sustainable neurosurgical programs by recruiting and training young, local doctors, according to a new study. The study analyzed the effectiveness over the past 20 years of a successful neurosurgical department, its residency program, an international residency rotation and a medical student exchange program, all in Santarém, a poor, remote region of Brazil in the Amazon rainforest.
Green Standards allows Fortune 500 companies to reduce their impact on the planet with sustainable office decommissioning. By taking gently used office furniture and upcycling, recycling, and donating to local non-profit organizations, this super green business has diverted nearly 58,000 tons of furniture waste (f-waste)
Elon Musk and the Tesla software team are aiming to roll out all of the features of its Full Self-Driving package by the year-end, a tough goal but one that should be achievable with a little margin here and there. The latest version of the Tesla firmware update shows that the cars can now detect traffic cones
In 1991, when a cyclone and flooding hit Bangladesh, 90 percent of the victims were women. In New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina displaced over 83 percent of poor, single mothers. In Senegal, a 35 percent decline in rainfall means that women,…